Affidavit filed by Karnataka regarding compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016, 19/12/2021

  • 19/12/2021

Affidavit filed by the Chief Secretary to the Government of Karnataka in the Original Application No. 606 of 2018 regarding compliance of Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.

Urban areas of Karnataka generate approximately 11,085 tonnes of municipal solid waste (MSW). MSW collection has increased from 10,108 TPD to 10,198 TPD from July 2019 to December 2019. 100 per cent door to door waste collection is taking place in 6635 wards out of 6728 wards (98.61%).

Procurement of lands for establishing scientific processing and disposal facility is completed in 215 ULBs and out of 62 ULBs, 56 ULBs have identified the lands and remaining ULBs are in the process of identifying land. About 4655.27 tonnes of MWS is processed daily yielding around 465 TPD of manure, the report, December 19, 2021 said.